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CNN
Oct 13, 2012 10:00am PDT
is needed to promote competition and keep cost increases under control. romney's running mate paul ryan's own budget plan that he proposed in congress, it includes a medicare spending cap but romney isn't aligning himself with it. without a spending cap, the congressional budget office says it can't score it, ali. >> that's the tough part. hard to score, unclear what's going on. kevin, can you shed light on this? are you able to give us some sense of exactly those three questions that christine s? what medicare will look like for people who receive it in 2016 or sometime after president romney gets elects if he does. >> absolutely. it's important to emphasize, this is a change to the program that's going to affect us, the people who are talking on the show but not people who are currently retired. the basic belief of governor romney and mr. ryan is that if we allow competition between firms for your business, that they're going to get really good at providing services to you that you want and they're going to tailor plans to customers in a way that the government never does and that tha
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 12:00pm PDT
on the show but not people who are currently retired. i think the basic belief of governor romney and mr. ryan is that if we allow competition between firms for your business that they're going to get really good at providing services to you that you want, and they're going to tailor plans to customers in ways the government just never does, and that that will produce superior plans that cost less. competition tends to do that in society, but if it doesn't, which i think is one of the concerns that was just raised, then people can choose to stay on the normal plan. so i think -- >> but if the sick people go into the normal plan, right, because they want to make sure they get everything for their dollar, doesn't it create sort of two tiers of medicare, then? >> you know, i don't think that it would because i think what would happen would be that you might find that the private plans that people can buy with a voucher, for one thing, governor romney is going to have a lot of detailed requirements for people. they'll have to have a plan that covers things in a specific way so that if you take the
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